Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Office Design and Build
  • Year established:
    1995
  • Website:
    https://www.oktra.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 322 High Holborn, London, United Kingdom, WC1V 7PB

About Oktra

Oktra design and build offices across various business sectors, managing the entire fit-out process – from design to construction, to project management and furnishings.

The London-headquartered business produces high-quality manufacturing equipment and furniture for the thriving textile and clothing sector. They rebranded from Margolis Office Environments to Oktra in 2013.

Today, under Chief Executive Officer Graham Preston, almost 200 staff are split between offices in High Holborn and Staffordshire. Over the years, work has changed but the philosophy hasn’t: transforming spaces to innovate, outperform and inspire.

The firm has an outstanding delivery record, shunning procurement and taking a design-and-build route instead to create stunning, considered, high-performing projects.

With first-class designers, sustainability consultants and an expert delivery team, Oktra stop at nothing to find the perfect solution for clients.

Services include office-space planning and pre-move consultancy, interior design and cost control, refurbishment and relocation, design and build, and project management.


What is it like to work for Oktra

Leadership
Leadership
Oktra’s managers cultivate a strong culture of communication and collaborative relationships, helping all employees stay updated and feel included. Each quarter, one person is awarded the ‘Team Member of the Quarter’ prize of £200 to show recognition and appreciation for their hard work.
My Company
My Company
Oktra have art around the office that encapsulates their core principles, and hosts lunchtime talks where employees can eat together and learn something new. Recent topics include mental wellbeing, family law and estate planning, and lunch is provided for free.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Every Friday, Oktra hosts social gatherings in the office, with food and drink provided in the breakout area. An annual Christmas trip is also held to reward employees for all their hard work; last year, the venue was Osea Island, and this year Porto has been selected.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    122

  • Staff Turnover:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    80%

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